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Main Entry: no·men·cla·ture
Pronunciation: primarystressnomacr-mschwan-secondarystressklamacr-chschwar
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin nomenclatura "a calling by name, list of names," derived from nomen "name" and calatus, past participle of calare "to call"
: a system of terms used in a particular science, field of knowledge, or art; especially : the scientific names for plants and animals used in biology -- compare BINOMIAL NOMENCLATURE

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